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spring approaches

it’s much easier
to step out into birdsong
than into darkness

Blue puffballs: Male Variegated Fairy-wren and partner

Two Variegated Fairy-wrens dropped in for a flying visit. The most visible one, with electric blue feathers, is male. The female has softer colouring, with blue tail feathers. 37 more words


In Summer...Snows Such As This

In summer, I think of full-on
snows such as this one,
how the blankets were once
gardens, how every tree is
in the throes of birch-white, 23 more words


Desolate Sounds

O quilted sky
drape gently on me
here in my shallow darkness.
Before the moon is high,
let me in as nightfall’s
shadow soaked image… 157 more words


Morning Bird Song

The birds were in particularly fine voice this morning, so I recorded a little bit of it for you. Can you hear the woodpecker?